Nigeria has recorded 594 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 22,614.

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday.

Data obtained from the NCDC’s website showed that Nigeria currently has 14,243 active COVID-19 cases.

It said, “On the 25th of June 2020, 594 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 22614 cases have been confirmed, 7822 cases have been discharged and 549 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 594 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos(159), Delta(106), Ondo(44), FCT(34), Edo(34), Oyo(33), Kaduna(33) Enugu(28), Katsina (25), Imo(22), Adamawa(15), Ogun(12), Osun(11), Abia(8), Rivers (6), Nasarawa(5), Bauch(5), Niger(5), kebbi(4), Ekiti(3), Plateau (1), Taraba(1).”

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 483,872 people since emerging in China last December, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 07 pm on Thursday.

At least 9,500,200 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 4,699,300 are considered recovered.

Since 07pm Wednesday, 4,846 new deaths and 166,151 new cases were recorded worldwide.

The countries with the most new deaths were Brazil with 1,185 fatalities, followed by Mexico with 947 and the United States with 576.

Europe overall has 194,758 deaths from 2,593,193 cases, the United States and Canada 130,777 deaths from 2,501,065 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 103,426 deaths from 2,236,632 cases, Asia 31,332 deaths from 1,129,624 cases, the Middle East 14,598 deaths from 691,974 cases, Africa 8,848 deaths from 338,715 cases, and Oceania 133 deaths from 8,999 cases.

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